By CJ Dablo Staff Writer Signal Hill city officials met at a special joint meeting of City Council and the City’s Redevelopment Agency (RDA) Monday to discuss the future of the redevelopment plans in light of severe budget cuts that have been proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Containerized cargo at the Port of Long Beach increased by 1.2 million units in 2010, the largest single increase of any seaport in the United States, according to year-end totals released Tuesday by the Port.
By CJ Dablo Staff Writer The Signal Hill City Council voted to declare an impasse with the Signal Hill Employees Association (SHEA) Tuesday night over whether the City can hire a part-time contractor to serve as building inspector.
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While most people are working on their 2010 state tax returns, the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) is contacting more than 900,000 people who did not file a 2009 state income tax return, the agency announced Tuesday.
The Internal Revenue Service opened its 21st season of electronic filing Monday with a reminder to taxpayers that e-file remains the best way to get fast refunds and ensure accurate tax returns, particularly following several tax law changes in December.
The League of Women Voters and California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) will sponsor debates for candidates running for the 28th Senatorial District on Wednesday, Jan. 26 from 3pm to 5pm, at The Pointe in the Walter Pyramid on the CSULB campus.
By Neena Strichart I am a proud member of the Susan B. Anthony Chapter of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution. I have been a card-carrying member since 1975.
Laura Richardson is “horrified, but not shocked” about the events that transpired in Tucson, Arizona on Jan. 8, 2011 (Commentary; Jan. 14, 2011). Her views are laughable, but not surprising.
California lawmakers should reject calls to overturn the state’s ban on keeping ferrets as pets.
1945 California Community Redevelopment Act allows cities and counties to establish redevelopment agencies to tackle urban blight (substantial, prevalent adverse physical and economic conditions) that hampers development and expansion within a community.
Property Acquisition Loan– $10,000,000 plus interest to be paid over 20 years Signal Hill RDA borrowed approximately $10 million plus interest from the City in 2008. The RDA had initially agreed to repay the loan starting in 2017. According to city records, Signal Hill approved the loan at a 10-percent annual interest rate.
As part of a transition announced last year, Boeing confirmed Thursday that it will deliver 13 C-17 Globemaster III airlifters in 2011 as the company moves to a new production rate of 10 C-17s per year.
US Rep. Laura Richardson (D–37th District) introduced legislation Tuesday to protect members of Congress and their constituents from potentially violent situations at scheduled events where an elected representative is engaging in official acts, representational duties, or campaign activity.
By CJ Dablo Staff Writer The Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) will soon vote on the future education of nearly 600 students who attend elementary schools in Long Beach and Signal Hill.